Bowl Championship Series

File-This Dec. 14, 2019, file photo shows NCAA college football player and Heisman Trophy finalist, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow listening to questions from the media during a news conference before the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York. Burrow is a hero on LSU's Baton Rouge campus, but he hasn't seen much of it because he took graduate courses online. (AP Photo/Jason Szenes,File)
December 26, 2019 - 2:22 pm
Peach Bowl: No. 1 LSU (13-0) vs. No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1), Saturday at 4 p.m., ESPN Line: LSU by 13 1/2 Series Record: Tied 1-1 WHAT'S AT STAKE The Tigers are playing in their first playoff semifinal. They will try to keep their high scoring going, even if they are without All-SEC running back Clyde...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Penn State during an NCAA college football game, in Columbus, Ohio. Fields, a sophomore and the Buckeyes’ Heisman Trophy finalist quarterback, said online classes allow him to split his time between studying at home or relaxing with Netflix and the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, where besides football facilities there is a new lavish lounge for players that offers made-to-order meals, massage chairs, video games on big screens and a cryogenic chamber. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
December 24, 2019 - 3:31 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields may not be fully healthy when the second-ranked Buckeyes face No. 3 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl. Fields said Tuesday his left knee is only 80 to 85% heading into Saturday's College Football Playoff semifinal in Glendale. He plans to wear...
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Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin poses alongside showgirl Jennifer Autry ahead of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
December 18, 2019 - 2:17 pm
This bowl season starts a bit earlier and ends a bit later. The number of games is the same, but they are spread over more days. That means more days with at least a little bit of college football, ending with the national championship game Jan. 13 in New Orleans. We will save the playoff picks for...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal, right, celebrates with offensive lineman Shane Lemieux (68) after Oregon defeated Utah 37-15 in an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship, in Santa Clara, Calif. Cristobal was named The Associated Press Pac-12 Coach of the Year Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
December 12, 2019 - 1:54 pm
With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl. Cristobal was named the AP's Pac-12 Coach of the Year by a panel of journalists who cover the league. Cristobal, in his second season as head coach, has righted a group...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) hugs guard Damien Lewis after the team's NCAA college football game against Texas A&M in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. LSU won 50-7. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
December 11, 2019 - 2:37 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the middle of a record-breaking, undefeated LSU college football season, Louisiana's lawmakers have a special perk that gives them access to face-value, postseason game tickets that regular fans can't easily obtain before they hit the pricey secondary market. The...
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Ohio State coach Ryan Day holds the trophy following the team's 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, early Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
December 09, 2019 - 3:00 am
College football always needs an argument when it comes to the postseason. This year, it was whether LSU or Ohio State should be the top seed in the four-team playoff. Four was enough this season to accommodate the teams worthy of a crack at the national championship. Maybe more than enough. Unlike...
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Ohio State offensive lineman Branden Bowen (76) holds the trophy as he leaves the field following the team's 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, early Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
December 08, 2019 - 6:53 pm
6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The...
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LSU safety Grant Delpit (7) sacks Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) during the first half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. Fromm was injured on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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December 08, 2019 - 5:23 pm
Defending national champions. Undefeated and owners of a 28-game winning streak, longest in the nation. The Clemson Tigers are one heck of a No. 3 seed. Clemson will play second-seeded Ohio State in prime time Dec. 28 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona...
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Ohio State defensive end Chase Young (2) holds the trophy following the team's 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, early Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
December 08, 2019 - 5:20 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clemson needed a little time to rev up on the heels of last year's national championship before blasting through the final eight games of its schedule. Ohio State started stomping opponents right away before having to rally in the Big Ten title game. Two teams capable of...
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Oregon wide receiver Jaylon Redd (30) is pushed out of bounds by Utah defensive back Josh Nurse (14) short of the goal line during the first half of the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
December 08, 2019 - 3:35 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — No. 7 Oregon will face No. 11 Wisconsin in the 106th edition of the Rose Bowl. The Ducks (11-2) and Badgers (10-3) are regular New Year’s Day visitors to Pasadena: Wisconsin is in the Rose Bowl for the fourth time in 10 seasons, albeit the first in seven years, while Oregon...
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